Pay off mortgage or invest your cash?

A recent article published in the Vancouver Sun outlines how paying off your mortgage quicker is safer than investing your cash. The summary of their example calculations says that if the return on investment is lower than the interest rate of the mortgage, it is better to pay off the mortgage. Do you agree? Read the original article here:...

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Canadian Real Estate Market Prediction for 2013

A recent article published in the Digital Journal says that CEO’s in Canadian Real Estate are cautiously optimistic about the 2013 outlook for the Canadian real estate market. Read the original article here: http://www.digitaljournal.com/pr/1208160

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Mortgage Financing Options

Buyers have many questions about mortgage financing. ┬áCommon questions include: How much house can I afford? What is the best interest rate can I get? Complete the form below with your mortgage financing questions and I’ll get you the answers! Your Name (required) Your Email (required) Your Phone Number I'm looking to buy in:  Ancaster Burlington Dundas Flamborough Hamilton Haldimand Region Niagara Region Stoney Creek I'm looking for a home that has: Number of Bedrooms:  1 bedroom 2 bedrooms 3 bedrooms 4 or more bedrooms Number of Bathrooms:  1 bathroom 2 bathrooms 3 or more bathrooms Other requirements: Price of home you want (optional): I have questions about:  What home can I afford? What downpayment is recommended? What are the best interest rates? I'm a first time homebuyer, what are my options? Financial terms confuse me, what does all this mortgage talk mean? I'm interested in a home equity loan, or a second mortgage, what are my options? Other Comments / Questions Verify...

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Property Tax Information

It is important to understand how property taxes are assessed, and what the current property taxes are on the property you are interested in buying or selling. Below are some helpful links to help you calculate your property taxes in Burlington, Greater Hamilton Area and Niagara Region. Burlington Property Taxes Hamilton (and surrounding areas including Ancaster, Dundas, Flamborough, Stoney Creek) Property Taxes Niagara Region Property Taxes MPAC (Municipal Property Assessment Corporation)    ...

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Scott Alexander, BSc, MSc
Real Estate Sales Representative
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